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Top 5 – Things learned from the Champions League

Barcelona v Liverpool - UEFA Champions League Semi Final: First Leg
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The Champions League was back this week as the first legs of the semi-finals took place on Tuesday and Wednesday.

As usual, the Champions League proved to be highly entertaining, with Tottenham vs. Ajax and Barcelona vs. Liverpool providing plenty of entertainment.

On Tuesday, Ajax showed us that they have well and truly revived Total Football with their impressive 1-0 victory at the New White Hart Lane.

Then Barcelona took it up another level with their display at the Nou Camp. It was the Lionel Messi show once again as he destroyed Liverpool to secure a 3-0 victory for the La Liga champions. Here’s what we learned from the Champions League semi-finals: